Rising energy prices, high priced imports, and increasing production costs looked set to bring Mondelez Internation Inc, the American multinational confectionary giant to its knees. Their gross profit down to just $2.589 billion for 2016 Q3, a decrease of $246 million from the same period last year. The Financial Officer had to take action and […]
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The Government has committed to building thousands of homes to fill the ever increasing gap in our housing market. Is a quick fix going to do the job? The truth is, unless we create long-term buildings, the housing crisis will become a long-term issue. Borrowing from the past and building traditional terraced housing is our best bet.   […]
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The murky world of tax avoidance, and why it might not be as evil as people think.
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Britain will be the fastest growing economy in the G7 over the next three decades as a result of our economic re-alignment in leaving the EU trade bloc. That’s according to the predictions of a new study released by PwC. The short-term impact will be little more than a bump in the road, with UK […]
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The campaign before the referendum on June 23rd was – as almost every election or referendum is – smeared with exaggeration, soundbites, the twisting of truths, emotion and scare-mongering, on both sides. It was always inevitable then, that the winning side would face accusations of foul-play and that the outcome is therefore illegitimate. If I’m honest, […]
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So far, 2016 has been a year of surprises; Toblerone, Brexit and Trump. There has been much ink spilt and time spent analysing the effect of Brexit on the UK’s property market. But what about Trump? How will the election of Donald J. Trump influence the UK’s housing sector? Whilst Trump has built his whole […]
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Let’s imagine that the righteous Left of Facebook have successfully coerced John Lewis into redistributing this 7 million quid. This is what happens: JL makes a loss at Christmas because they have no seasonal marketing. Their profits fall, along with the corporation tax they pay. Head office demands that the marketing department makes cuts, and within weeks […]
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